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As Title 42 winds down, DHS unveils 'plan' to manage migrant influx at U.S.-Mexico border

While Title 42 remains in place, Homeland Security officials are preparing for its eventual end, describing how U.S. border authorities will deal with a potential increase in the number of people crossing the Mexican border once the Trump-era restriction is lifted.... Read more»

Eloy detention site 'threatened' migrants' health, used pepper spray during COVID mask protests

A privately run ICE immigration detention site in Eloy, Ariz, "threatened the health, safety, and rights" of migrants, said a federal watchdog agency that found violations of standards, including an incident in which peacefully protesting detainees were pepper-sprayed last year. ... Read more»

2nd COVID-19 case confirmed at Arizona ICE detention facility

A second person had been diagnosed with coronavirus at the La Palma Correctional Center in Eloy, north of Tucson, authorities said Monday.... Read more»

Advocates: Az immigration detention facilities 'tinderboxes' for COVID-19

Calling immigration detention facilities "tinderboxes on the verge of explosion" because of COVID-19, a coalition of immigration advocacy groups asked a federal judge to order the immediate release of eight people held by ICE in Arizona. ... Read more»